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Waldo's Campus Tavern

1408 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4429
+1 269-349-8674
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
14 May 2018
“Great College Bar”
11 Jun 2018
“Great place to meet up with friends!”
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Pizza, Pub
1408 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4429
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

I went to WMU from 1982-1986. Waldo's was there than and still is about the same outside of some improvements. I meet up with my old buds every June here to play pool and eat before a golf outing the next day. It's everything you'd...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 14 May 2018

You enter through a dining area, and head up the stairs to the bar part, which has more tables but also pool tables and an outdoor patio. I appreciate their extensive beer list but it's annoying when you order one and the response is "we...More

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Loved going to this small college bar with some friends! Very awesome feel to the place, and many pool tables and places to sit. The music was great, and well as the service. The bartender remembered who I was and what I wanted to drink...More

Thank kaitlin8899
Reviewed 9 February 2015

It's been a long time since we were here, but it is one of those "generations have come her to drink, eat and talk kind of college town atmospheres.

Thank 761rickh
Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

Its a college bar! With a few locals down stairs. If they don't know you then you can forget any kind of prompt service. The bar down stairs has a cool old school vibe, but the bar set up was an afterthought and makes it...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Food is not bad , service is either great or sucks . Most of the time our service has been pretty good but once or twice they seemed to be stoned or drunk . Burgers are good , kids like the chicken strips but this...More

Thank HotelAvenger1369
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Terrible service. I'm pretty certain the waitress each time (different one) was under the influence of something. If I were in college, I might find this place charming in a twisted sense.

Thank JOHN B
Reviewed 5 August 2009

Fave Dive bar....this is the type of place you see in your mind's eye when you think college pub. Downstairs is great. Love the Carpeted walls.....oh I miss it so! I'm so hittin' this place when I am in town again.

Thank ashes5785
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Reviewed 6 January 2008

Go here for the beer. :)

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Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1408 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-4429
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-349-8674
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